Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • Abington Heights Families Find Alternatives To Class

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The strike by teachers in the Abington Heights School District went into its third day on Thursday and likely won’t end before the weekend. Agencies throughout Lackawanna County have come up with ways to help families affected by the strike. Abington Heights teachers and school board members are scheduled to meet at the negotiating table on Friday night. Meanwhile, parents and kids are just taking it day by day. There are several programs that have been set […]

  • Crash in Construction Zone on Interstate 81

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — Emergency crews responded to a crash in a construction┬ázone on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. It happened on Interstate 81 north near the Susquehanna County line after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities said a driver slammed into a contractor’s van in a road construction area. Firefighters had to pull apart the Pontiac to get the woman driving it out and into an ambulance. First responders believe she crossed into a closed lane of Interstate 81 north in a […]

  • Bank Robbery in Gouldsboro

    GOULDSBORO -- State police are investigating a bank robbery in the Poconos.

  • Abington Heights Teachers on Strike

    CLARKS SUMMIT — Teachers in one of the largest school districts in our area hit the picket lines Tuesday morning. There is no school in the Abington Heights School District. We found teachers picketing outside South Abington Elementary School in the Clarks Summit area Tuesday. Negotiations failed between teachers and the district last week. At least it was a nice day for Abington Heights students to be out of class, the first day of a teachers’ strike that could last […]

  • Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma

    ARCHBALD — An effort here in our area to help victims of Hurricane Harvey has now shifted focus. A trailer full of supplies may now be redirected to Florida. A big rig’s trailer will be parked at Archbald’s borough building for the next few weeks as a big delivery is loaded in one donation at a time. ‘Well, today I brought cat food because I’m a lover of animals, cat food, some bleach, some toilet paper, paper products, cleaning products, […]

  • ‘Snowbirds’ Head Home From Florida

    WAYNE COUNTY — It’s still unclear when Hurricane Irma will reach Florida’s coast. The sunshine state is a second home to many people in our area. Some have chosen to stay, others have already returned to northeastern Pennsylvania. Rick Miller, of Wayne County, bought a place in Cape Canaveral back in June and spent most of the summer fixing it up. He chose to drive away from it earlier this week and head home to Lake Ariel: Newswatch 16 met […]

  • Backpack Giveaway Brightens First Day of School

    SCRANTON — The first day of school is made a bit sweeter when there’s free stuff. Thousands of students in several counties are starting off their school year with backpacks donated to a rapidly growing charity. Third graders at Bancroft Elementary in Scranton, equipped with their new school shoes and uniforms, were about to get another surprise from their principal. “This year, since you are all grown up and you’re our third-grade class, you are going to be receiving a […]

  • Teachers Consider Strikes in Two Districts in Lackwanna County

    SCRANTON — Students went back to class Wednesday in the Scranton and Abington Heights School Districts — two districts where there has been talk of teachers going on strike. Teachers in the Abington Heights School District have set a strike date of September 12. School officials wrote on the district’s web site that a strike could be as short as a day or extend until the end of September. Drop off and pick up for new kindergarteners went smoothly for […]

  • Neighborhood Park Receives Federal Grant

    SCRANTON — A dilapidated park in Scranton may soon be getting the help neighbors say it’s needed for decades. McLain Park in Scranton’s north end is the recipient of a hefty federal grant. McLain Park is known best by the name of the avenue it’s on: Rockwell. The kids who use it say more than its name has been forgotten. “The slide over there is cracked. Someone could get hurt. The monkey bars, the little things, they’re not fixed all […]

  • Clothing Hurricane Harvey’s Victims

    SCRANTON — It’s hard not to hurt when you see images of the damage left by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Some people here in our area see them and react. “With all of the pictures and the visions that we have seen on the news, these people have lost everything, from infants to older people sitting nursing homes, babies being born who have nothing. So I think it’s great that the Enchanted Elephant is able to donate all of these […]

  • Sun Shines on Final Day of La Festa

    SCRANTON — The unofficial end to summer is also the end of the annual La Festa Italiana in downtown Scranton. Vendors hoped that the sunshine would help make the last day their best day. Volunteers for UNICO cook up close to 5,000 pounds of porketta each year for La Festa. “We’re a little bit behind schedule, but we’re hoping to recoup today because it’s a sunny day, and we hope the crowds come out and buy porketta,” said Jack Trapani […]

  • Kids Serve Up Lemon-Aid for Harvey Victims

    PECKVILLE — A group of kids in Lackawanna County made good use of their day off from school, raising more than $1,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims, one glass of lemonade at a time. The kids camped out on a neighborhood corner in Peckville, all part of a plan hatched at Nana’s. “I went over her house and she had the news on and I saw how terrible it was, like how terrible it looked in Texas. And I said we […]